The Sky-Watcher HEQ5 Pro GoTo Equatorial Mount is designed for novices and experts alike and can handle a 30-pound payload.
This provides extremely high precision tracking and has built-in autoguider ports. It is specially designed for observers who need the steadiness of the EQ6-R Pro mount but finds the EQ6-R Pro mount too physically demanding.
For novice users the user-friendly menu allows automatic slewing to 42900+ objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. The SynScan Hand Control also has the ability to connect to a computer via an RS-232 cable. Once the connection has been established between the computer and SynScan Hand Control, many commercially available planetarium software programs can be used to control the HEQ5 Pro Mount, They also come with features that advanced astronomers can appreciate.